The Sweet News on Non-Sugar Sweeteners
Some potentially good news for those watching their sugar intake and still want to sweeten up their food and drinks. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved a number of non-sugar sweeteners for consumption.
Over the years, there has been little evidence to support the rumors and fears that non-sugar sweeteners increase cancer risk; although some researchers have speculated that artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of some medical conditions such as diabetes, obesity, or various metabolic disorders. Sugar, on the other hand, has irrefutable evidence of causing certain health problems, such as excessive weight gain.
Read the full article at Medical News Today, and see what scientists have to say after pouring over 56 existing studies for conclusive answers to the health implications of satisfying your sweet tooth with artificial sweeteners.